$130 billion JobKeeper payment to keep Australians in a job

The Morrison Government will provide an historic wage subsidy to around 6 million workers who will receive a flat payment of $1,500 per fortnight through their employer, before tax. The $130 billion JobKeeper payment will help keep Australians in jobs and tackle the significant economic impact from the coronavirus, including in the electorate of Bonner.…

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Second Economic Stimulus Package

The Morrison Government has released the second stage of its economic plan to cushion the economic impact of the coronavirus and help build a bridge to recovery. A total of $189 billion is being injected into the economy by all arms of Government in order to keep Australians in work and businesses in business, including…

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Volunteers needed for Australia’s largest charity kitchen

Australia’s largest charity kitchen FareShare aims to serve millions of nutritious meals to Queenslanders as they help with the bushfire recovery efforts and prepare for the impacts of COVID-19 but more volunteers are needed. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said with one in five Australians experiencing food insecurity over the past 12 months,…

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Support Package to keep apprentices and trainees on the job

The Morrison Government is backing apprentices and trainees as part of the government’s economic response to the Coronavirus. The $1.3 billion measure will ensure up to 70,000 small businesses can keep around 117,000 apprentices and trainees across the country in work and training. The investment is part of the broader $17.6 billion package, designed to…

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Economic Stimulus Package

As the world deals with the significant challenges posed by the spread of Coronavirus, the Morrison Government has announced a $17.6 billion economic plan to keep Australians in jobs, keep businesses in business, support households and the Australian economy. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said he welcomed the targeted stimulus package which would…

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New jersey’s for new recruits

Wynnum Manly Juniors Rugby League Club (JRL) have received $20,000 funding for new jerseys for their latest recruits through the Morrison Government’s Stronger Communities grant program. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said the government was committed to supporting local community organisations to encourage children to lead active and healthy lifestyles. “Kids should be…

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50 years of good times at the Manly Hotel

The McDonald family will toast to 50 years of operating the iconic Manly Hotel with a special celebration on March 20. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said the Manly Hotel’s community support brought out the best in the Bonner community and had provided many memorable moments for locals. “The Manly Hotel has helped…

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Renovations complete for Bayside United FC

Construction is now complete on the new female amenities and referee facilities at Bayside United Football Club ahead of their pre-season launch thanks to a $580,000 Morrison Government grant. .. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said the Community Development Grant had created a more inclusive club by providing female players with their own…

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Congratulations Local Sporting Champions

Carindale local Lily Bassingthwaighte has received $700 to help her attend the National under 12’s Cricket Championships in Adelaide thanks to the Morrison Government’s Local Sporting Champions grants program. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said Lily’s dedication and hard work had paid off to land her a coveted spot to compete at a…

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National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence

Bonner Schools, teachers, and students are encouraged to join National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence for the tenth year on March 20 to Take Action Together. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said no matter the form, bullying and violence toward other people would never be tolerated. “We know bullying and cyberbullying…

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